Faculty & Staff

The Communication and Journalism department is led by a highly credentialed faculty whose members bring rich professional experience in professional communication as well as outstanding academic backgrounds to the classroom. Many are published authors, hold positions of leadership in regional and national professional organizations, and are sought after by businesses and organizations for their expertise as consultants and advisors.

Dr. Pamela A. Brown
Professor and Chair of Communication and Journalism
Office: Fine Arts 232
Phone: (609) 896-5107
Fax: (609)895-5772
Email: brownp@rider.edu
 Dr. Thomas Simonet
Professor of Journalism
Office: Fine Arts 237
Phone: (609) 895-5576
Fax: (609)895-5772 
Email: simonet@rider.edu
Dr. David Dewberry
Assistant Professor of Communication
Office: Fine Arts 226
Phone: (609) 895-5624
Fax: (609) 895-5772
Email: ddewberry@rider.edu
  Dr. Minmin Wang
Professor of Communication
Office: Fine Arts 228
Phone: (609) 895-5482
Fax: (609)895-5772 
Email: wang@rider.edu 
Dr. Bosah Ebo
Professor of Communication
Director of Multicultural Program
Office: Fine Arts 216
Phone: (609) 896-5105
Fax: (609)895-5772
Email: ebo@rider.edu
Dr. Allison Weidhaas
Assistant Professor
Office: Fine Arts 225
Phone: (609) 896-5106
Fax: (609) 895-5772
Email: aweidhaas@rider.edu
  Dr. Myra Gutin
Professor of Communication
Office: Fine Arts 233
Phone: (609) 895-5568
Fax: (609)895-5772
Email: mgutin@rider.edu
 
Dr. Nancy Wiencek
Assistant Professor 
Office: Fine Arts 236
Phone: (609) 895-5420
Fax: (609) 895-5772
Email: nwiencek@rider.edu
Dr. Sheena Howard
Assistant Professor of Communication
Office: Fine Arts 222
Phone: (609) 895-5659
Fax: (609) 895-5772
Email: showard@rider.edu
 Dr. Yun Xia
Professor of Communication
Office: Fine Arts 238
Phone: (609) 895-5489
Fax: (609)895-5772 
Email: yxia@rider.edu 

Dr. Jackie Incollingo
Assistant Professor of Communication
Office:  Fine Arts 226
Phone:  (609) 895-5656
Fax: (609) 895-5772
Email:  jincollingo@rider.edu
Scott Alboum
Video Technologies Coordinator
Office: Fine Arts 245
Phone: (609) 896-5000 x7152
Fax: (609)895-5772 
Email: salboum@rider.edu
Dr. Barry Janes
Professor of Communication
Office: Fine Arts 220
Phone: (609) 895-5594
Fax: (609)895-5772
Email: janes@rider.edu
 Rhon Fitzwater
Systems Manager
Office: Fine Arts 247
Phone: (609) 896-5000 x7409
Fax: (609) 895-5772 
Email: rfitzwater@rider.edu
Dr. Shawn Kildea
Assistant Professor of Communication
Office: Fine Arts 224
Phone: (609) 895-5458
Fax: (609)895-5772
Email: skildea@rider.edu

Jessi Franko
Assistant to the MABC
Office: Fine Arts 241
Phone: (609)896-5000 x5751
Fax: (609)895-5772 
Email: jfranko@rider.edu
  Dr. E. Graham McKinley
Professor of Journalism
Office: Fine Arts 235
Phone: (609) 895-5472
Fax: (609)895-5772
Email: mckinley@rider.edu
 Mary E. Kildea
Administrative Associate
Office: Fine Arts 232
Phone: (609)896-5209
Fax: (609)895-5772 
Email: kildeam@rider.edu
Dr. Aaron J. Moore
Associate Professor of Journalism
Director of Internship Program
Office: Fine Arts 227
Phone: (609) 896-5089
Fax: (609)895-5772
Email: amoore@rider.edu